Internet fraud takes a turn for the strange

| Sep 13, 2014

Internet fraud takes a turn for the strange

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Two widely reported Web stories this year have been related to online-services fraud. One concerns online banking, the other account-hacking on a smartphone messenger service. If you use the online services of Japanese banks, you may have noticed that their websites have become decorated with ...

Apps take new lead from social games

| Apr 18, 2014

Apps take new lead from social games

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On Japanese TV, you may notice that a lot of commercials for smartphone social games emphasize the word muryō (free). Consumers have been purchasing digital content on their phones for years, even since the clam-shell cellphone days. Now, more and more Japanese people are ...